2008-2009 Season

Julia Cho’s New Play “The Language Archive”

Posted on: April 9th, 2010 by Roundabout Press Office


Julia Cho is at home at South Coast Repertory

April 2, 2010

Eight years ago, Julia Cho came to South Coast Repertory for the first time. She was a novice author, still in grad school, and excited to have her play, "99 Histories," read at the Pacific Playwrights Festival.

Her visit was "amazing," she recalls. "I couldn't believe they were going to fly me to Costa Mesa from New York and put me up in a hotel, let alone put on my play."

The experience also proved to be "a little intimidating," she says. "I was glad to be there, but I wasn't sure I belonged with all the older, more established playwrights."

Times have changed.

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2008-2009 Season, 2010-2011 Season, The Language Archive

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View the Sondheim on Sondheim TV Commercial

Posted on: March 19th, 2010 by Roundabout Press Office


Check out the new Sondheim on Sondheim commercial now airing:

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2008-2009 Season, 2009-2010 Season, Sondheim on Sondheim

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The Understudy Playgoers Guide

Posted on: October 19th, 2009 by Education


UPSTAGE: Guides for Playgoers

For select productions, Education@Roundabout creates an issue of Upstage, a guide designed to enhance the theatre going experience. Each Upstage features interviews with the actors, designers and directors from the production as well as contextual information about the play itself and activities for use by educators.

The Understudy (0.8MB PDF)

Interview with the Director (800KB PDF)
Interview with Julie White (100KB PDF)
Interview the Playwright (250KB PDF)
Interview with the Set Designer (200KB PDF)
The World of the Play (250KB PDF)
Vocabulary (100KB PDF)

Activities (100KB PDF)
Activity: What makes something funny?
(40KB PDF)
Activity: How can we learn about setting and character through text analysis?
(40KB PDF)
Activity: Connections between Franz Kafka and Theresa Rebeck
(40KB PDF)
Activity: Clues in the dialogue from the play
(40KB PDF)
Activity: The power structure of your school (40KB PDF)
Activity: How we behave in different circumstances (40KB PDF)

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2008-2009 Season, The Understudy, Upstage

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